Art Gallery of Alberta

International Curators Lecture Series

Local Operations – experiments in situated curatorial practice
with Sally Tallant

Wednesday, February 13, 7 pm
Ledcor Theatre, Lower Level

Sally Tallant is the Director of Liverpool Biennial—The UK Biennial of International Contemporary Art. She was formerly the Head of Programs at the Serpentine Gallery, London where she was responsible for the development and delivery of an integrated program of Exhibitions, Architecture, Education and Public Programs. Since 2001, she developed an ambitious program of artist projects and commissions, conferences, talks and events. Recent projects include: The Edgware Road Project, Skills Exchange and Turning the World Upside Down, large-scale sculptures by Anish Kapoor in Kensington Gardens and Disassembly with Runa Islam, Christian Boltanski, Yona Friedman and Faisal Abdu’Allah. She has curated and organized exhibitions in a wide range of contexts including the Hayward Gallery and artist-run spaces, hospitals, parks and public spaces. She has also curated performances, sound events, film programs and conferences including initiating the Park Nights series in the Serpentine Gallery Pavilions and co-curating the Serpentine Gallery Marathon series with Hans Ulrich Obrist.

Presented in partnership by the University of Alberta and the Art Gallery of Alberta as part of the International Curator Series at your AGA.